Women's America

Need help with your research? Contact:

Kelly Cannon
Humanities & Business Librarian
phone: x3602
email: kcannon@muhlenberg.edu
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Reference works (great for topic finding and narrowing)

Credo Reference
Available by library subscription. A large collection of authoritative reference works. See especially Reader's Companion to Women's History.


Trexler Library Catalog
Catalog of all books and documents in Trexler Library at Muhlenberg College. Some useful subject headings are:

Catalog of books and documents in libraries throughout the world. Watch especially for the AREA LIBRARIES designation.

Scholarly journals, including those specific to women's studies

Academic Search Premier
Subscription database. Includes these journals full-text: Frontiers, Gender & History,Gender Issues, Gender Place & Culture, Hecate, Hypatia, International Feminist Journal of Politics, Journal of Gender Studies, Off Our Backs, Studies in Gender and Sexuality, Women's Studies

America History & Life
Standard subscription database for American history. Indexes many journals associated with women's history, connecting to the full text in the other databases listed on this page by means of the GET IT link.

A subscription database. An archive for many scholarly journals including some in U.S. history and women's studies. Includes full text of the journal Feminist Review, Gender & Society, Signs

Includes these journals full-text: Differences, Feminist Studies, Journal of Women's History, Sex Roles, Women's Studies Quarterly

Project Muse
A subscription database. Includes full text of Feminist Formations, Journal of the History of Sexuality, Journal of Women's History, NWSA Journal

Sage Journals Online
A subscription database. Includes these journals full-text: European Journal of Women's Studies, Feminism & Psychology, Feminist Theory, Gender & Society

getting to the full text...

Once you have found the citation of a journal article you're interested in, click on the Get It link found next to the citation, or run a journal title search in Trexler Library's online catalog.

articles via interlibrary loan. . .

Journal articles not found in Trexler Library can be ordered on interlibrary loan.
ACCESS: Trexler Library website > Interlibrary loan

Citing sources

For tips on citing print and electronic sources, visit Trexler Library's Citation Guides for Print and Electronic Resources.

For automated citation, try the shareware Zotero.


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